Training and Certification Requirements for Working with Lead-Based Paint

Lead Disciplines: Wisconsin certifies persons in seven lead disciplines, each requiring varying education, experience, and lead training qualifications.  The Lead Disciplines Table P-00848 (PDF, 47 KB) provides additional information for each discipline.

Additional Certification Resources

Apply for Individual and Company Certification here

Lead Hazard Reduction and Investigation Certification Table P-00848 for information about lead disciplines (PDF, 47 KB) (Wisconsin Division of Public Health)

Certification Application - Individual F-44003 (PDF, 35 KB) (Wisconsin Division of Public Health)

Wisconsin Statute and Administrative Rules relating to lead-based paint hazards

Certification Application - Company F-00171 (PDF, 16 KB) (Wisconsin Division of Public Health)

Lead-Safe Renovation "Hands-On" Skills Training contains videos, transcripts and supplies lists for lead-safe work practices

Lead Certification: Describes the lead (Pb) certification requirements that individuals and companies must meet before conducting regulated lead hazard reduction, lead-safe renovation, or lead investigation activities in pre-1978 housing and child-occupied facilities.

State Lead Certification Exams: Persons applying for Lead Abatement Supervisor, Lead Hazard Investigator, Lead Inspector, or Lead Risk Assessor must pass the state certification exam within six months of completing their initial training course.

Accredited Lead Training Providers: List of Wisconsin-accredited lead training providers that offer lead training courses required for certification.

Note: If you are interested in applying to become a Wisconsin-accredited training provider, contact Jeff Raiche-Gill at 608-266-9382 or for instructions.

Certified Lead Companies: Lists of Wisconsin-certified lead abatement and lead investigation companies that employ certified lead professionals and lead-safe companies that employ certified lead-safe renovators.

Last Revised: September 28, 2015